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KEITH RIVERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

LB Keith Rivers' time in Dallas over before it starts

Four months after signing with the Dallas Cowboys, veteran linebacker Keith Rivers is retiring from the game, per NFL.com. The 29-year-old Rivers, a 2008 Cincinnati first-round pick, played for three teams during his 7-year career (Cincinnati, New York, Buffalo). In 2014, he managed only just 16 tackles in 12 games for Buffalo. Career stats: 50 starts, three sacks, two picks
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Keith Rivers retires instead of reporting to Cowboys' camp

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Linebacker Keith Rivers has decided to retire rather than report to training camp with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said he spoke with the 29-year-old Rivers about two hours before the team boarded a flight Tuesday for California. The Cowboys placed Rivers on the reserve/retired list before the first camp workout Thursday. He signed with Dallas in...
Via AP on Fox
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Keith Rivers, Bills, Cowboys, Ravens, & Titans

Keith Rivers The Cowboys announced Thursday that veteran LB Keith Rivers is retiring from the NFL after seven seasons split among the Bengals, Giants and Bills. Bills Bills owner Terry Pegula mentioned that there’s really no hurry to build a new stadium at this point in time. “The only answer to that question is the state and ... The post NFL Notes: Keith Rivers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran LB Keith Rivers making a good impression at Cowboys OTAs

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Keith Rivers didn't get much playing time in Buffalo last year, logging only 192 snaps, but so far at the team's OTAs, he been getting plenty of looks at the nickel position, according to DallasCowboys.com. He was drafted by the Bengals ninth overall in the 2008 NFL Draft, and Rivers received the only vote for 2008 Defensive Rookie of the Year that didn...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills release linebacker Keith Rivers after one season

After less than a year under contract and an injury-marred second half of the season, the Buffalo Bills have released linebacker Keith Rivers.Rivers, who started three games and appeared in nine others in 2014, had only 16 combined tackles for Buffalo after being leapfrogged on the depth chart by rookie Preston Brown.With the expected return of Kiko Alonso, coupled with another likely...
Via AFC East Daily
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills Release Veteran LB Keith Rivers, Free Up $1.7M In Cap Space

The Buffalo Bills announced the release of veteran LB Keith Rivers on Tuesday. Rivers, 28, is a former first-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals back in 2008. He spent five years with the Bengals before was traded to the Giants in return for a 2012 fifth-round pick that ultimately became S George Iloka. He was entering the final year of his contract and would have made a base...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Plan for Bills' Rivers: Find a house, hit the art museum

BY DAN BEGNOCHEBuffalo Bills linebacker Keith Rivers just got into town, but he already has his priorities set: find a home, then check out the art scene.The 27-year-old newcomer was brought in to add some starting experience to a new 4-3 defensive scheme, aiming to work alongside sophomore Kiko Alonso and fellow transplant Brandon Spikes.Rivers finished last season with 45 combined...
Via AFC East Daily
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A about Keith Rivers with @joegoodberry and @UltimateNYG

It is two Q&As for the price of one player. The Bills signed former 1st round pick Keith Rivers and I'm bringing in NFL Draft analyst and player evaluator for CincyJungle.com (SBNation's Bengals blog) Joe Goodberry to let me know what the deal is with him.  Follow him @JoeGoodberry.  I also got Andy Furman from Ultimate NYG to talk about Rivers time with Big Blue. His Q&...
Via Buffalo Wins
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills, Keith Rivers Agree to 2-Year Deal

The Buffalo Bills and former Giants linebacker Keith Rivers have agreed to a 2-year, $5 million dollar deal. Bills sign LB Keith Rivers to a 2-year, $5M deal — NFL Access (@NFL_Access) March 12, 2014 This is the second move the Bills made today. The team signed cornerback Corey Graham to a 4-year deal. The money spent on Rivers and Graham was opened up with Jairus Byrd left town...
Via Standing O Sports
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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